(Closed) What color tux should my groom and groomsmen wear?

posted 6 years ago in Grooms/men
Post # 2
2120 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

dark grey looks universally great.

Post # 4
47457 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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deanna264:  We all have to be careful that we do not start to think of the groom and groomsmen as accessories for the women.

If you already have the women in two different colored dreses, I would find a tie that has both colors in it rather than have two different colored ties as well. It could start to look a bit spotty. If the men wear vests keep them the same color as their tuxedos.

Modern Striped Tie in Light Yellow, Baby Blue, and Navy

An ivory tux for the groom does sound overboard to me. I like a more traditional look. I suggest the groom also wear a grey tux and vest but have him be the one with a different tie.

Trendy Summer Tie in Bright Yellow and Blue

Post # 5
454 posts
Helper bee

I was also thinking gray, or maybe a midnight/navy blue if you wanted more than one shade of blue.  But gray is always a good choice 🙂

Post # 6
1552 posts
Bumble bee

Our colors are green and white, but all the guys in our wedding party, and the groom, are wearing classic black and white tuxes. I’m not a fan on trying to incorporate the wedding colors into the men’s wardrobes.

Post # 7
2120 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

i think it’s always better to keep it simple. dark grey tuxes, colored ties for the groomsmen, and a more classic look for the groom always looks amazing – dark grey if you go that route. I don’t like colored vests on men (looks a little prom to me!). I was just in a wedding where we wore emerald dresses, the groomsmen work black tuxes with black vests and emerald ties, and the groom wore a black tux, black vest, and silver tie.

Post # 8
9575 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

Your colors don’t mean that everyone must be in one or the other- you must have some neutrals or your wedding party will potentially look like… a chorus from a broadway show. I also think dark grey is a great way to go, let your girls be the colorful ones and pick it up in the guys ties and accessories. I would also let the blue be your primary color and keep the yellow to accents.

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